sesquicarbonate

noun
ses·​qui·​car·​bon·​ate | \ ˌse-skwi-ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt How to pronounce sesquicarbonate (audio) , -nət \

Definition of sesquicarbonate

: a salt (such as Na2CO3·NaHCO3·2H2O) that is neither a simple normal carbonate nor a simple bicarbonate but often a combination of the two

First Known Use of sesquicarbonate

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Sesquicarbonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sesquicarbonate. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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